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Please note: Some programs require advance registration and/or recreation center membership. Always call the contact number provided before attending a program.

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Olympic Weightlifting

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Monday: 7:00 p.m.-9:45 p.m.
Tuesday: 7:00 p.m.-9:45 p.m.
Wednesday: 5:00 p.m.-9:45 p.m.
Thursday: 7:00 p.m.-9:45 p.m.
Saturday: 1:00 p.m.-4:45 p.m.

Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center, 93-29 Queens Boulevard, Queens

Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Olympic weightlifting is a type of weightlifting aimed at lifting maximum weight.  It is mastered by gaining strength through practice and using techniques to effectively lift the barbells.  For ages 14 and over.

This program requires registration and a $50 program fee.

Olympic weightlifting is currently under renovation. Please call the center for updates.

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Resistance Bands

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Thursday: 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Friday: 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

Hamilton Fish Recreation Center, 128 Pitt Street, Manhattan

Start Date: July 2, 2017
End Date: September 23, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

Learn how to get a amazing workout using resistance bands.  Achieve full body conditioning and muscle development with this class.

Instructor- Dana Brown

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Rhythm & Weights

(M)

Sunday: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
Monday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Wednesday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Ocean Breeze Track & Field Athletic Complex, 625 Father Capodanno Blvd, Staten Island

Start Date: July 5, 2017
End Date: September 2, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

Rhythm & Weights is a fun and effective class that incorporates interval training for a total body aerobic workout. By incorporating fast and slow pace music, each song will be choreographed with different exercise movements to focus on various muscle groups. Watch and do as the instructor does!  All exercises will be completed with varying weight levels to suit your comfort ability.

With Jonathan Adone

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Salsa Dance

(M)

Tuesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Saturday: 12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

Jackie Robinson Recreation Center, 85 Bradhurst Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: July 9, 2016
End Date: September 23, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

Combines Latin dance moves for a fun, dynamic workout.

 

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Senior Functional Fitness

(M)

Wednesday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Thursday: 11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: July 3, 2017
End Date: September 23, 2017
Age:Senior  

Senior Functional Fitness is a functional fitness program designed for seniors. Our goal is to help seniors improve and or maintain mobility, balance, and independence in their current living situation through exercise.

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Senior Workout

(M)

Monday: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Tuesday: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Wednesday: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Thursday: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

Sunset Park Recreation Center, 4200 7th Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: July 2, 2017
End Date: September 23, 2017
Age:Senior  

Supervised excersize program for seniors with Nate, who will assist with workout regimens for participants.

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Shape Up NYC: ABsolution

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Sunday: 11:00 a.m.-11:45 a.m.

Chelsea Recreation Center, 430 West 25th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: April 17, 2017
Age:Adult  

This 45 minute class will specifically focus on your abdominals and core. Get ready to tone and define your abs, while even improving posture during this low-impact workout.


Sign up here for updates on this class!

 

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Shape Up NYC: Aerobics

Monday: 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Wednesday: 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Betsy Head Field House, Livonia Ave between Hopkinson & Amboy streets, Brooklyn

Start Date: September 3, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Cardio exercise class combining strength and toning exercises.

 

Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

 


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Shape Up NYC classes are FREE and open to the public.

 

Shape Up NYC: Body Sculpting

Wednesday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

New Settlement Community Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 1501 Jerome Ave, Bronx

Start Date: January 18, 2017
Age:Adult  

Informed by the latest finding in exercise science and functional exercises, instructors focus on strengthening and fine tuning major muscle groups.

Sign up here for updates on this class!

Cost: FREE 

 

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Please note: Programs with this symbol (Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property) are not managed by the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation. While Parks does its best to maintain accuracy in search results, users are strongly advised to call or email the program organizers directly for up-to-date information.

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Strength Training/Weightlifting

You may use any of Parks' recreational spaces, except tennis courts, without a permit. However, if a permit holder arrives with a valid permit in hand, you must vacate the field or court. An individual must have a season permit or single-play ticket to use Parks' tennis courts.

Organized play (leagues) requires a permit. Click here for an application and more information about permits.

157th St Plgd

157 ST & 116 AVE (Queens) | Map it
Facility Type: Exercise Equipment

174th St Plgd

E 174 ST, BRONX RIVER AVE (Bronx) | Map it
Facility Type: Exercise Equipment

210th St Plgd

210 ST & 73 AVE (Queens) | Map it
Facility Type: Exercise Equipment

Adam Yauch Park

ATLANTIC AVE ,STATE ST & COLUMBIA PLACE (Brooklyn) | Map it
Facility Type: Exercise Equipment

Albert H. Mauro Plgd

PARK DR EAST & 73 TERRACE (Queens) | Map it
Facility Type: Exercise Equipment

Alexander Hamilton Plgd

HAMILTON PL, W 140 TO W 141 STS (Manhattan) | Map it
Facility Type: Exercise Equipment

Alfred E. Smith Recreation Center

80 CATHERINE STREET (Manhattan) | Map it
Facility Type: Recreation Centers

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Ambrosini Field

E/S CITY ISLAND AVENUE AT CENTRE ST (Bronx) | Map it
Facility Type: Exercise Equipment

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Team and league sports provide a great opportunity to get fit, socialize, and have fun. Some leagues are casual, while others are more competitive. Email or call the leagues below to find out more about your local team and its players.

Row New York

Borough: Queens
Age: Youth
Type: Adaptive Indoor Rowing
Adaptive Indoor Rowing: Workout once per week with our adaptive coaches to stay in shape through the winter months, set and reach your rowing goals, and prepare for rowing on the water. All adaptive athletes are welcome - from age 11 and up - no experience necessary! Cancellations due to snow and inclement weather may occur, and one make-up session will be scheduled. The Access-A-Ride address to the boathouse is 30 Meadow Lake Drive, Corona/Flushing/Flushing Meadows Corona Park/ NY.
Phone: 718.433.3075 | Email

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